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1 First Meeting 2013 Presentation to the Governor s Salary Commission Department of Legislative Services Office of Policy Analysis Annapolis, Maryland December 2013

2 Organization Items Selection of chairman by commission members Need for commission members to be sworn in by clerk of the court Reimbursement for meals and mileage Letter from the Governor requesting the commission to make salary level recommendations for the other constitutional officers Other items 1

3 Constitutional and Legal Issues Concurrence of at least five members is required for any formal commission action Recommended salaries submitted within 10 days of the start of session (January 17, 2014) Commission may not recommend salaries lower than current salaries Recommendations in the form of a joint resolution must be introduced no later than the fifteenth day of the session If the commission recommends no salary change, a joint resolution shall not be introduced The General Assembly may lower any recommended increase but may not decrease the salaries below current levels, and the General Assembly may not increase the salaries recommended by the commission 2

4 Summary of 2009 Salary Commission Recommendations Commission Recommendations Action Governor Rejected. Salary remains at $150,000. First Year (2011) $150,000 Second Year (2012) 150,000 Third Year (2013) 155,000 Fourth Year (2014) 160,000 Lieutenant Governor Rejected. Salary remains at $125,000. First Year (2011) $125,000 Second Year (2012) 125,000 Third Year (2013) 129,167 Fourth Year (2014) 133,333 3

5 Summary of 2009 Salary Commission Recommendations (Cont.) Commission Recommendations Pursuant to Governor's Request Action Attorney General Rejected. Salary remains at $125,000. Comptroller Treasurer First Year (2011) $125,000 Second Year (2012) 125,000 Third Year (2013) 129,167 Fourth Year (2014) 133,333 Secretary of State Rejected. Salary remains at $87,500. First Year (2011) $87,500 Second Year (2012) 87,500 Third Year (2013) 90,417 Fourth Year (2014) 93,333 4

6 Governor s Salary Commission 2013 Issues Salaries unchanged in nine years Compensation principals Relation to salaries paid to other Maryland officials Salary sufficient to attract highly qualified individuals Chapter 397 of 2011, the Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act, requires a recommendation on benefit and member contribution levels: SECTION 29. AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That the Governor s Salary Commission, the Judicial Compensation Commission, and the General Assembly Salary Commission shall, taking into account the sustainability of the pension systems, include specific recommendations in their respective reports concerning appropriate benefit and member contribution levels 5

7 Governor s Salary Commission 2013 Issues (Cont.) Retiree Health Eligibility Eligibility With 5 years of creditable service for State employees hired prior to July 1, 2011; With 10 years of creditable service for State employees hired July 1, 2011 or later Subsidy amount 6

8 Exhibits Maryland Exhibit 1 General Salary Increases, Increments, and Other Compensation Exhibit 2 Salaries of Selected Maryland State Officials Exhibit 3 Mayor and County Executive Salaries Exhibit 4 Comparison of Maryland State Retirement and Pension Plans State Comparisons Exhibit 5 Salaries of Constitutional Officers 2013 Exhibit 6 State Ranking of Governors Salaries Exhibit 7 Governors Salaries Ranked by State General Revenues Exhibit 8 Governors Salaries Ranked by Population Exhibit 9 Governors Salaries Ranked by Per-capita Income Exhibit 10 State Ranking of Lieutenant Governor Salaries Exhibit 11 State Ranking of Comptroller Salaries Exhibit 12 State Ranking of Treasurer Salaries Exhibit 13 State Ranking of Attorney General Salaries Exhibit 14 State Ranking of Secretary of State Salaries 7

9 Exhibit 1 General Salary Increases, Increments, and Other Compensation Fiscal Fiscal Year Date of Increase State Employees General Salary Increase Increments Additional Police, Natural Resources Police, and Park Ranger Salary Increases Maximum Deferred Compensation Match by State Pay-for- Performance Bonuses Annual Salary Review Reclassifications 2003 None None $500 None None Other 2004 None None None None None /1/2004 $752 On time None None Yes /1/ % On time $400 None Yes /1/2006 $900, $1,400, or 2.0% 3 On time 2.0% extra, 9.0% extra for State police (primarily, DGS and DHMH officers) $600 None Yes 4 2 steps on standard salary schedule; 1 step on the physician's salary schedule /1/ % On time $600 None None /1/ % On time $600 None Yes day furlough enacted /1/2009 None None $0 None None 3-10 day furlough enacted /1/2010 None None $0 None None 3-10 day furlough enacted /1/2011 None None Negotiated $0 $750 bonus 9 None Furloughs ended increments /1/ % None $0 None Yes /1/ % On 4/1/2014 DGS: Department of General Services DHMH: Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Negotiated increments $0 None Yes 11

10 (1) The following classifications were provided upgrades: public defenders, social services attorneys, assistant general counsels (human relations), assistant State prosecutors, direct service workers in the Department of Juvenile Services, property assessors, laboratory scientists, administrative law judges, and banking financial examiners. (2) Provided a one-grade salary adjustment for the Deputy State Fire Marshal classification series. 9 (3) The fiscal 2007 general salary increases are $900 for employees making less than $45,000 at the end of fiscal 2006; $1,400 for employees making $70,000 or more; and 2% for those remaining. (4) The fiscal 2007 annual salary review provides reclassifications and other enhancements for correctional officers and correctional support personnel, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, direct care assistants, forensic scientists, institutional educators, administrative law judges, and teacher s aides. (5) The fiscal 2009 annual salary review provides reclassifications and other enhancements for scientists, investigators, engineers, public defender intake specialist, veteran service, cemetery workers, call center specialists, complex tax auditor, tax consultant, retirement benefits counselor, medical care specialist, dental workers, financial regulation, deputy fire marshal, lead aviation maintenance technician, police communications operators, and civilian helicopter pilots. (6) State employee salaries were reduced through furloughs in fiscal 2009 by Executive Order in December The salaries for employees earning $40,000 were reduced by the value of two days salary; those earning between $40,000 and $59,999 were reduced by the value of four days salary; and those earning $60,000 or above were reduced by five days salary. Public safety and positions required to maintain 24/7 facilities were exempted from the action. The result was an average salary reduction of approximately 1.5%. (7) State employee salaries were reduced through furloughs and salary reductions in fiscal 2010 by Executive Order in August All employees are subject to a temporary salary reduction of five salary days, while non-24/7 employees with salaries between $40,000 and $49,999 are furloughed for an additional three days, those between $50,000 and $99,999 for extra four days; and those earning over $100,000 are furloughed for additional five days. The result was an average salary reduction of approximately 2.6%. (8) State employee salaries were reduced through furloughs and salary reductions in fiscal 2011 by Executive Order in May The structure mirrors the fiscal 2010 program. (9) The fiscal 2012 budget provided employees with a one-time $750 bonus. (10) The fiscal 2013 allowance provides upgrades to the following classifications: contribution tax auditors; Maryland correctional enterprise industries representative I, II, and regional managers. Two new classes were also created nutrient management specialist III and forensic behavioral specialists. (11) The fiscal 2014 allowance provides one grade for the following classifications: Emergency Medical Services' communication officer staff; State Department of Assessment and Taxation assessors; personnel classifications at the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the Department of Human Resources, and the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS); and civilian fixed wing pilots, aviation technicians, and inspectors at the State Police. Parole and probation agents at DPSCS that are agent 1, receive a one-grade increase, agent II and Senior currently at base, step, 1 or step 2 are moved up to step 3. Personnel officers in the employee relations function at the Department of Budget and Management are moved into a 4-level class series. Source: Department of Legislative Services

11 Exhibit 2 Salaries of Selected Maryland State Officials Fiscal Constitutional Officers % Change % Change Governor $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 $150, % $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 $150, % Lieutenant Governor 125, , , , % 125, , , , % Attorney General 125, , , , % 125, , , , % Comptroller 125, , , , % 125, , , , % Treasurer 125, , , , % 125, , , , % Secretary of State 87,500 87,500 87,500 87, % 87,500 87,500 87,500 87, % 10 Deputy Constitutional Officers Attorney General $129,713 $135,046 $140,460 $143, % $143,270 $143,270 $143,270 $146, % Comptroller 124, , , , % 154, , , , % Treasurer 110, , , , % 127, , , , % Judiciary Judge, Court of Appeals $144,352 $153,352 $162,352 $162, % $162,352 $162,352 $162,352 $166, % Ch. Judge Court of Appeals 163, , ,352 $181, % 181, , , , % Judge, Special Appeals 134, , ,552 $149, % 149, , , , % Ch. Judge Ct. Spec. Appeals 137, , ,552 $152, % 152, , , , % Judge, Circuit Court 128, , ,352 $140, % 140, , , , % Judge, District Court 118, , ,252 $127, % 127, , , , % Ch. Judge, District Court 134, , ,552 $149, % 149, , , , %

12 % Change % Change Cabinet Secretaries Superintendent of Schools $185,000 $195,000 $195,000 $195, % $195,000 $195,000 $195,000 $210, % Aging 123, , , , % 124, , , , % Planning 126, , , , % 124, , , , % Veterans 94,718 96, ,490 80, % 101, , , , % Budget & Management 153, , , , % 166, , , , % General Services 129, , , , % 138, , , , % Transportation 149, , , , % 166, , , , % Natural Resources 129, , , , % 148, , , , % Agriculture 127, , , , % 130, , , , % 11 Health & Mental Hygiene 158, , , , % 166, , , , % Human Resources 128, , , , % 159, , , , % Labor, Licensing, & Reg. 136, , , , % 143, , , , % Public Safety 147, , , , % 166, , , , % Higher Education Commission 141, , , , % 154, , , , % Housing 135, , , , % 148, , , , % Bus. & Econ. Development 147, , , , % 155, , , , % Environment 134, , , , % 135, , , , % Juvenile Services 140, , , , % 156, , , , % State Police 128, , , , % 166, , , , % Source: Maryland State Budget Bills Fiscal adjusted to reflect changes in Judiciary salaries resulting from adoption of compensation commission recommendations

13 Exhibit 3 Mayor and County Executive Salaries Fiscal % Change % Change Anne Arundel County $105,612 $130,000 $130, % 23.1% Baltimore City 125, , , % 27.5% Baltimore County 125, , , % 20.0% Harford County 90,000 99, , % 16.8% Howard County 136, , , % 19.6% Montgomery County 158, , , % 13.9% Prince George s County 135, , , % 33.7% Source: Local personnel offices 12

14 Exhibit 4 Comparison of Maryland State Retirement and Pension Plans General Assembly Governor Judges Employees and Teachers Pension Systems 1 State Police Law Enforcement Officers System Correctional Officers System Participation Optional Automatic Condition of employment Condition of employment Condition of employment Condition of employment Condition of employment Vesting Hired on or Before 6/30/11 8 years of service One full term Immediate 5 years of service 5 years of service 5 years of service 5 years of service 13 Hired on or After 7/1/11; or Judges Hired on or After 7/1/12 No change No change 5 years of service 10 years of service 10 years of service 10 years of service 10 years of service Employee Contributions 2 5.0% of salary, for 22 years, 3 months None 8.0% of salary, for 16 years (was 6.0%) 7.0% of salary (was 5.0%) 8.0% of salary 7.0% of salary (was 4.0%) 5.0% of salary Service Retirement Conditions Hired on or Before 6/30/11 Age 60; or age 50 with 8 years, reduced benefit Age 55 Age 60 Age 62 or 30 years of service; or age 55 with 15 years, reduced benefit Age 50 or 22 years of service Age 50 or 25 years of service 20 years of service, with at least the last 5 years as a correctional officer Hired on or After 7/1/11; or Judges Hired on or After 7/1/12 No change No change Age 60 with 5 years of service Age 65 with 10 years of service or Rule of 90 3 ; or age 60 with 15 years, reduced benefit Age 50 or 25 years of service No change No change

15 General Assembly Governor Judges Employees and Teachers Pension Systems 1 State Police Law Enforcement Officers System Correctional Officers System Allowance Hired on or Before 6/30/11 3.0% of current legislative salary per year of service 1/3 of annual salary for 1 term; or 1/2 of annual salary for 2 terms 2/3 of active judge salary at 16 years 1.2% of salary for years of service prior to 7/1/98; plus 1.8% of salary for years of service on or after 7/1/ % per year of service 2.0% per year if subject to the LEOPS modified pension benefit; otherwise 2.3% for first 30 years and 1.0% for each year thereafter 1.8% per year of service Hired on or After 7/1/11 No change No change No change 1.5% of salary No change No change No change 14 Post-retirement Adjustments 4 Service Credit Earned on or Before 6/30/11 Based on salary of active legislators Limited to 3.0% of initial benefit Based on salary of active judges Limited to 3.0% of initial benefit Unlimited annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) Limited to 3% of initial benefit Unlimited annual COLA Service Credit Earned on or After 7/1/11 No change No change No change Limited to 2.5% in any year the system earns the assumed rate of return; otherwise limited to 1.0% Limited to 2.5% in any year the system earns the assumed rate of return; otherwise limited to 1.0% Limited to 2.5% in any year the system earns the assumed rate of return; otherwise limited to 1.0% Limited to 2.5% in any year the system earns the assumed rate of return; otherwise limited to 1.0%

16 General Assembly Governor Judges Employees and Teachers Pension Systems 1 State Police Law Enforcement Officers System Correctional Officers System Ordinary Disability Retirement Conditions Active legislator must have 8 years of service and be certified disabled by the BOT medical board Not applicable Incapacitated for duty Incapacitated for duty after 5 years eligibility service Incapacitated for duty after 5 years eligibility service Incapacitated for duty after 5 years eligibility service Incapacitated for duty after 5 years eligibility service Allowance 3.0% of current legislative salary per year of service Not applicable Service retirement with minimum of 33.3% of salary Service retirement projected to age 62 Service retirement with minimum of 35.0% of salary Service retirement projected to age 50 Service retirement with minimum of 25.0% of salary 15 Accidental Disability Retirement Conditions Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Permanently and totally disabled by accident in the performance of duty Permanently and totally disabled by accident in the performance of duty Permanently and totally disabled by accident in the performance of duty Permanently and totally disabled by accident in the performance of duty Allowance Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable 2/3 of salary plus annuity based on member contributions 2/3 of salary plus annuity based on member contributions 2/3 of salary plus annuity based on member contributions 2/3 of salary plus annuity based on member contributions BOT: Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System LEOPS: Law Enforcement Officers Pension System 1 The Employees and Teachers Retirement Systems are not shown because the systems closed to new members as of December 31, Employee contributions for judges were increased to 8% as of July 1, 2012; contributions for employees and teachers were increased to 7% as of July 1, 2011; and contributions for LEOPS members were increased to 6% as of July 1, 2011 and 7% as of July 1, Rule of 90: The sum of an employee s age and years of service must equal 90 or more. 4 Other post-retirement adjustment formulas apply to retirees who retired on or before June 30, 2011, retirees of the Employees and Teachers Retirement Systems, and retirees who chose various selection options. Source: Department of Legislative Services, September 2013

17 Exhibit 5 Salaries of Constitutional Officers 2013 State Governor Lt. Governor Secretary of State Attorney General Treasurer Comptroller Alabama Alaska $145, ,000 (a) Arizona 95,000 $134,592 $85,248 $160,003 $85,248 $131,633 (c) (b) 135, , ,612 70,000 90,000 70, ,702 Arkansas 86,890 41,896 54,305 72,408 54, ,486 California 173, , , , , ,189 Colorado 90,000 68,500 68,500 80,000 68, ,540 Connecticut 150, , , , , ,000 Delaware 171,000 78, , , , ,370 Florida 130, , , , , Georgia 139,339 91, , , , Hawaii 117, ,420 (d) 114, , ,972 Idaho 117,000 35,100 99, ,300 99,450 99,450 Illinois 177, , , , , ,669 Indiana 111,688 85,881 74,580 89,722 74,581 Iowa 130, , , , , Kansas 99,636 54,000 86,003 98,901 86, ,000 Kentucky 153, , , , , ,152 Louisiana 130, , , , , ,000 Maine 70,000 (f) 69,264 92,248 69,264 90,355 Maryland 150, ,000 87, , , ,000 Massachusetts 139, , , , , ,669 Michigan 159, , , , , ,840 Minnesota 120,303 78,197 90, ,288 Mississippi 122,160 60,000 90, ,960 90,000 (e) (g) (g) Missouri 133,821 86, , , ,746 95,288 Montana 108,167 86,362 86, ,077 (h) (h) 84,968 Nebraska 105,000 75,000 85,000 95,000 85, ,500 Nevada 149,573 63, , , , ,898 New Hampshire 113,834 (f) 104, , , ,364 16

18 State Governor Lt. Governor Secretary of State Attorney General Treasurer Comptroller New Jersey 175, ,000 (b) 141, , ,000 New Mexico 110,000 85,000 85,000 95,000 85, ,000 New York 179, , , , , ,500 North Carolina 141, , , , , ,159 North Dakota 116,999 90,828 93, ,159 87, ,708 Ohio 148,886 78, , , , ,405 Oklahoma 147, ,713 90, , , ,000 Oregon 93,600 (c) 72,000 77,200 72, ,974 Pennsylvania 187, , , , , Rhode Island 129, , , , , ,343 South Carolina 106,078 46,545 92,007 92,007 92,007 92,007 South Dakota 100,972 61,800 (i) 80, ,876 80,714 Tennessee 178,356 Texas 150,000 7, , ,000 Utah 109, ,000 (f) 187, , , ,452 (b) (j) (e) 150,000 98, , ,214 Vermont 142,542 60,507 95, ,901 90,376 Virginia 175,000 36, , , , ,671 Washington 166,891 93, , , ,950 West Virginia 150,000 (f) 95,000 95,000 95,000 Wisconsin 144,423 76,261 68, ,147 68, ,385 Wyoming 105,000 (c) 92, ,328 92,000 (g) (g) (e) (e) (a) Governor Robert Bentley is not accepting a salary until the unemployment rate in Alabama drops. (b) Lieutenant Governor function. (c) Secretary of State function. (d) No specific administrative official or agency in charge of function. (e) Auditor or pre-audit function. (f) In Maine, New Hampshire, Tennessee, and West Virginia, the presidents (or speakers) of the Senate are next in line of succession to the governorship. In Tennessee and West Virginia, the Speaker of the Senate bears the statutory title of Lieutenant Governor. (g) Finance function. (h) Administrative function. (i) Part-time. (j) Comptroller function. Source: The Council of State Governments; The Book of the States: 2013 Edition, Vol. XX 17

19 Exhibit 6 State Ranking of Governors Salaries Rank State 2013 Salary 2009 Salary % Change 1 Pennsylvania $187,256 $174, % 2 New York 179, , % 3 Tennessee 178, , % 4 Illinois 177, , % 5 New Jersey 175, , % 5 Virginia 175, , % 7 California 173, , % 8 Delaware 171, , % 9 Washington 166, , % 10 Michigan 159, , % 11 Kentucky 153, , % 12 Connecticut 150, , % 12 Maryland 150, , % 12 Texas 150, , % 12 West Virginia 150,000 95, % 16 Nevada 149, , % 17 Ohio 148, , % 18 Oklahoma 147, , % 19 Alaska 145, , % 20 Wisconsin 144, , % 21 Vermont 142, , % 22 North Carolina 141, , % 23 Massachusetts 139, , % 24 Georgia 139, , % 25 Missouri 133, , % 26 Florida 130, , % 27 Iowa 130, , % 27 Louisiana 130, , % 29 Rhode Island 129, , % 30 Mississippi 122, , % 31 Minnesota 120, , % 32 Hawaii 117, , % 33 Idaho 117, , % 34 North Dakota 116, , % 35 New Hampshire 113, , % 36 Indiana 111,688 95, % 37 New Mexico 110, , % 38 Utah 109, , % 39 Montana 108, , % 40 South Carolina 106, , % 41 Nebraska 105, , % 41 Wyoming 105, , % 43 South Dakota 100, , % 44 Kansas 99, , % 45 Arizona 95,000 95, % 46 Oregon 93,600 93, % 47 Colorado 90,000 90, % 48 Arkansas 86,890 87, % 49 Maine 70,000 70, % 50 Alabama 0* 112,895 *Governor Robert Bentley is not accepting a salary until the unemployment rate in Alabama drops. Source: The Council of State Governments; The Book of the States: 2009 Edition, Vol

20 Exhibit 7 Governors Salaries Ranked by State General Revenues Rank State 2009 Salary 2005 Salary % Change General Revenue $ in Thousands 1 California $173,987 $212, % $142,927,463 2 New York 179, , % 88,640,813 3 Texas 150, , % 64,288,789 4 Florida 130, , % 47,486,660 5 Pennsylvania 187, , % 45,656,641 6 Illinois 177, , % 39,788,077 7 Ohio 148, , % 37,707,073 8 New Jersey 175, , % 36,883,804 9 Michigan 159, , % 34,802, Massachusetts 139, , % 30,758, North Carolina 141, , % 29,803, Virginia 175, , % 28,681, Washington 166, , % 24,048, Minnesota 120, , % 23,632, Georgia 139, , % 21,901, Maryland 150, , % 21,684, Wisconsin 144, , % 21,597, Indiana 111,688 95, % 20,591, Connecticut 150, , % 16,923, Arizona 95,000 95, % 16,105, Tennessee 178, , % 15,375, Missouri 133, , % 15,067, Colorado 90,000 90, % 14,856, Kentucky 153, , % 14,543, Louisiana 130, , % 14,406, Alabama 0 112, % 14,395, South Carolina 106, , % 14,101, Oregon 93,600 93, % 13,214, Oklahoma 147, , % 12,325, Arkansas 86,890 87, % 11,117, Iowa 130, , % 11,053, Kansas 99, , % 10,047, Alaska 145, , % 9,624, Utah 109, , % 9,469, Mississippi 122, , % 8,916, New Mexico 110, , % 8,490, West Virginia 150,000 95, % 7,965, Nevada 149, , % 7,617, Hawaii 117, , % 7,285, Nebraska 105, , % 5,987, Delaware 171, , % 5,662, Maine 70,000 70, % 5,007, North Dakota 116, , % 4,946, Idaho 117, , % 4,539, Rhode Island 129, , % 4,425, New Hampshire 113, , % 4,114, Wyoming 105, , % 3,655, Vermont 142, , % 3,592, Montana 108, , % 3,354, South Dakota 100, , % 2,245,368 Source: The Council of State Governments; The Book of the States: 2013 Edition; Annual Survey of State and Local Government Finance, U.S. Census Bureau (July 2013) 19

21 Exhibit 8 Governors Salaries Ranked by Population Rank State 2013 Salary 2009 Salary % Change Population California $173,987 $212, % 38,041,430 2 Texas 150, , % 26,059,203 3 New York 179, , % 19,570,261 4 Florida 130, , % 19,317,568 5 Illinois 177, , % 12,875,255 6 Pennsylvania 187, , % 12,763,536 7 Ohio 148, , % 11,544,225 8 Georgia 139, , % 9,919,945 9 Michigan 159, , % 9,883, North Carolina 141, , , % 11 New Jersey 175, , % 8,864, Virginia 175, , % 8,185, Washington 166, , % 6,897, Massachusetts 139, , % 6,646, Arizona 95,000 95, % 6,553, Indiana 111,688 95, % 6,537, Tennessee 178, , % 6,456, Missouri 133, , % 6,021, Maryland 150, , % 5,884, Wisconsin 144, , % 5,726, Minnesota 120, , % 5,379, Colorado 90,000 90, % 5,187, Alabama 0 112, % 4,822, South Carolina 106, , , % 25 Louisiana 130, , % 4,601, Kentucky 153, , % 4,380, Oregon 93,600 93, % 3,899, Oklahoma 147, , % 3,814, Connecticut 150, , % 3,590, Iowa 130, , % 3,074, Mississippi 122, , % 2,984, Arkansas 86,890 87, % 2,949, Kansas 99, , % 2,885, Utah 109, , % 2,855, Nevada 149, , % 2,758, New Mexico 110, , % 2,085, Nebraska 105, , % 1,855, West Virginia 150,000 95, % 1,855, Idaho 117, , % 1,595, Hawaii 117, , % 1,392, Maine 70,000 96,060 70, % 42 New Hampshire 113, , % 1,320, Rhode Island 129, , % 1,050, Montana 108, , % 1,005, Delaware 171, , % 917, South Dakota 100, , % 833, Alaska 145, , % 731, North Dakota 116, , % 699, Vermont 142, , % 626, Wyoming 105, , % 576,412 Source: The Council of State Governments; The Book of the States: 2013 Edition; U.S. Census Bureau 20

22 Exhibit 9 Governor s Salaries Ranked by Per-capita Income Rank State 2013 Salary 2009 Salary % Change Per-capita Income 1 Connecticut $150,000 $150, % $35,932 2 Maryland 150, , % 34,500 3 New Jersey 175, , % 34,090 4 Massachusetts 139, , % 34,041 5 Virginia 175, , % 32,123 6 New Hampshire 113, , % 31,871 7 Alaska 145, , % 31,405 8 New York 179, , % 30,679 9 Colorado 90,000 90, % 29, Minnesota 120, , % 29, Washington 166, , % 29, Rhode Island 129, , % 29, Delaware 171, , % 29, Vermont 142, , % 28, North Dakota 116, , % 28, Wyoming 105, , % 27, Illinois 177, , % 27, California 173, , % 27, Hawaii 117, , % 27, Pennsylvania 187, , % 26, Nebraska 105, , % 26, Wisconsin 144, , % 26, Maine 70,000 70, % 25, Iowa 130, , % 25, Kansas 99, , % 25, Oregon 93,600 93, % 25, Nevada 149, , % 24, Florida 130, , % 24, Ohio 148, , % 24, South Dakota 100, , % 24, Texas 150, , % 24, Missouri 133, , % 24, Michigan 159, , % 24, North Carolina 141, , % 24, Montana 108, , % 23, Arizona 95,000 95, % 23, Georgia 139, , % 23, Indiana 111,688 95, % 23, Tennessee 178, , % 23, Oklahoma 147, , % 23, Louisiana 130, , % 22, New Mexico 110, , % 22, Alabama 0 112, % 22, South Carolina 106, , % 22, Utah 109, , % 22, Kentucky 153, , % 22, West Virginia 150,000 95, % 22, Arkansas 86,890 87, % 21, Idaho 117, , % 21, Mississippi 122, , % 19,583 Source: The Council of State Governments; The Book of the States: 2013 Edition; U.S. Census Bureau 21

23 Exhibit 10 State Ranking of Lieutenant Governor Salaries Rank State Salary 1 Pennsylvania $157,293 2 New York 151,500 3 New Jersey 141,000 4 Illinois 135,669 5 Alabama 134,592 6 California 130,490 7 Maryland 125,000 8 Florida 124,851 9 North Carolina 124, Massachusetts 124, Kentucky 115, Alaska 115, Louisiana 115, Oklahoma 114, Hawaii 114, Michigan 111, Connecticut 110, Rhode Island 108, Utah 104, Iowa 103, Washington 93, Georgia 91, North Dakota 90, Missouri 86, Montana 86, Indiana 85, New Mexico 85, Delaware 78, Minnesota 78, Ohio 78, Wisconsin 76, Nebraska 75, Colorado 68, Nevada 63, South Dakota 61, Tennessee 60, Vermont 60, Mississippi 60, Kansas 54, South Carolina 46,545 22

24 Rank State Salary 41 Arkansas 41, Virginia 36, Idaho 35, Texas 7,200 Arizona (a) Maine (b) New Hampshire (b) Oregon (a) West Virginia (b) Wyoming (a) (a) Secretary of State function. (b) In Maine, New Hampshire, Tennessee, and West Virginia, the presidents (or speakers) of the Senate are next in line of succession to the governorship. In Tennessee and West Virginia, the Speaker of the Senate bears the statutory title of Lieutenant Governor. Source: The Council of State Governments; The Book of the States: 2013 Edition 23

25 Exhibit 11 State Ranking of Comptroller Salaries Rank State Comptroller 1 Tennessee $187,452 2 Louisiana 167,000 3 North Carolina 155,159 4 Massachusetts 154,669 5 New York 151,500 6 Ohio 150,405 7 Texas 150,000 8 Georgia 148,000 9 Delaware 147, New Jersey 141, Virginia 140, California 139, Illinois 135, Michigan 131, Alabama 131, Pennsylvania 131, Florida 128, Alaska 126, Colorado 126, Utah 126, Maryland 125, Iowa 121, Rhode Island 119, North Dakota 117, Arizona 117, Wisconsin 114, Kansas 113, Arkansas 110, Connecticut 110, New Mexico 109, Hawaii 108, Oregon 106, Kentucky 106, New Hampshire 104, Nevada 102, Nebraska 101, Oklahoma 100, Idaho 99, Missouri 95, South Carolina 92,007 24

26 Rank State Comptroller 41 Maine 90, Montana 84,968 Indiana (a) Minnesota (b) Mississippi (c) South Dakota (a) Vermont (b) Washington (b) West Virginia (a) Wyoming (a) (a) Auditor or pre-audit function. (b) Finance function. (c) Administrative function. Source: The Council of State Governments; The Book of the States: 2013 Edition 25

27 Exhibit 12 State Ranking of Treasurer Salaries Rank State Treasurer 1 Tennessee $187,452 2 Michigan 174,204 3 Virginia 157,249 4 Pennsylvania 155,797 5 Georgia 145,000 6 New Jersey 141,000 7 California 139,189 8 Illinois 135,669 9 Massachusetts 130, Florida 128, New York 127, Maryland 125, North Carolina 124, Alaska 121, Washington 116, Kentucky 115, Louisiana 115, Oklahoma 114, Delaware 113, Connecticut 110, Ohio 109, Hawaii 108, Rhode Island 108, Missouri 107, New Hampshire 104, Utah 104, Iowa 103, Nevada 102, Idaho 99, West Virginia 95, South Carolina 92, Wyoming 92, Vermont 90, Mississippi 90, North Dakota 87, Kansas 86, Alabama 85, Nebraska 85, New Mexico 85, South Dakota 80,714 26

28 Rank State Treasurer 41 Indiana 74, Oregon 72, Arizona 70, Maine 69, Wisconsin 68, Colorado 68, Arkansas 54,305 Minnesota (a) Montana (b) Texas (c) (a) Finance function. (b) Administrative function. (c) Comptroller function. Source: The Council of State Governments; The Book of the States: 2013 Edition 27

29 Exhibit 13 State Ranking of Attorney General Salaries Rank State Attorney General 1 Tennessee $173,352 2 Alabama 160,003 3 Illinois 156,541 4 Pennsylvania 155,797 5 Washington 151,718 6 New York 151,500 7 California 151,127 8 Texas 150,000 8 Virginia 150, Delaware 145, Wyoming 143, Nevada 141, New Jersey 141, Wisconsin 140, North Dakota 138, Georgia 137, Alaska 135, Massachusetts 133, Oklahoma 132, Florida 128, Maryland 125, North Carolina 124, Iowa 123, Missouri 116, Rhode Island 115, Kentucky 115, Louisiana 115, Hawaii 114, Minnesota 114, Vermont 113, Michigan 112, New Hampshire 110, Connecticut 110, Ohio 109, Mississippi 108, Idaho 105, Montana 104, South Dakota 100, Kansas 98, Utah 98,509 28

30 Rank State Attorney General 41 Nebraska 95, New Mexico 95, West Virginia 95, Maine 92, South Carolina 92, Arizona 90, Indiana 89, Colorado 80, Oregon 77, Arkansas 72,408 Source: The Council of State Governments; The Book of the States: 2013 Edition 29

31 Exhibit 14 State Ranking of Secretary of State Salaries Rank State Secretary of State 1 Tennessee $187,452 2 Illinois 156,541 3 Virginia 152,793 4 Florida 140,000 5 Pennsylvania 134,824 6 California 130,490 7 Massachusetts 130,262 8 Delaware 127,590 9 Texas 125, North Carolina 124, Georgia 123, New York 120, Washington 116, Kentucky 115, Louisiana 115, Michigan 112, Connecticut 110, Ohio 109, Rhode Island 108, Missouri 107, New Hampshire 104, Iowa 103, Nevada 102, Idaho 99, Vermont 95, West Virginia 95, North Dakota 93, South Carolina 92, Wyoming 92, Minnesota 90, Mississippi 90, Oklahoma 90, Maryland 87, Montana 86, Kansas 86, Alabama 85, Nebraska 85, New Mexico 85, South Dakota 80, Indiana 74,580 30

32 Rank State Secretary of State 41 Oregon 72, Arizona 70, Maine 69, Wisconsin 68, Colorado 68, Arkansas 54,305 Alaska (a) Hawaii (b) New Jersey (a) Utah (a) (a) Lieutenant Governor function. (b) No specific administrative official or agency in charge of function. Source: The Council of State Governments; The Book of the States: 2013 Edition 31

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